Couvelaire uterus


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Cou·ve·laire u·ter·us

(kū-vĕ-lār'),
extravasation of blood into the uterine musculature and beneath the uterine peritoneum in association with severe forms of abruptio placentae.

Cou·ve·laire u·ter·us

(kū-vĕ-lār' yū'tĕr-ŭs)
Extravasation of blood into the uterine musculature and beneath the uterine peritoneum in association with severe forms of abruptio placentae.

Couvelaire,

Alexandre, French obstetrician, 1873-1948.
Couvelaire uterus - extravasation of blood into the uterine musculature and beneath the uterine peritoneum in association with severe forms of abruptio placentae. Synonym(s): uteroplacental apoplexy